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June 26, 2012

Ahmed Shafiq
16:02 GMT

Ahmed Shafiq, who was beaten in the second round of Egypt's presidential elections by Islamist Mohammed Morsi, left Egypt on Tuesday with other members of his family.

Erdogan
12:42 GMT

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the Turkish army will respond to any future violation of its border by the Syrian forces.

Morsi
09:04 GMT

Mohamed Morsi, the new Egyptian president, has been working since Monday to form a government.

June 25, 2012

Sudan
21:02 GMT

Sudanese Minister of Finance said Monday that the government would not reconsider its decision to phase out fuel subsidies. This decision triggered a wave of protests in Sudan which is already hit by high inflation.

Morsi
14:26 GMT

The new Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, has called for strengthening relations between Iran and Egypt, severed for more than 30 years.

Syrian refugees
12:47 GMT

A general, two colonels, several officers and 33 soldiers have deserted the Syrian army and arrived in Turkey

Rebels
09:46 GMT

Australia on Monday expanded its list of sanctions against Syria, announced the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Kevin Rudd

June 24, 2012

Morsi
21:54 GMT

The Muslim Brotherhoods leader Mohamed Morsi said Sunday he would be the president of all Egyptians

Morsi
15:57 GMT

After days of growing tensions, the official results of the Egyptian presidential election were announced Sunday afternoon.

Helicopter
07:35 GMT

At least 97 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday in the violent events in Syria where troops loyal to the regime have intensified their crackdown

June 23, 2012

Protest
18:48 GMT

Several hundreds of people took part in anti-government demonstrations in Khartoum Saturday

New PM Hijab
13:05 GMT

Syrian government forces shelled the town of Deir Ezzor in the east, killing 28 people in total, reported on Saturday Syrian NGOs.

June 22, 2012

warplane
18:05 GMT

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Syria had apologized to Turkey after shooting down on Friday of a Turkish fighter plane off its coast.

Mursi
13:27 GMT

Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has criticized the publication of unofficial results of the presidential election

June 21, 2012

Syria
14:23 GMT

The Arab League on Thursday expressed the hope that the mandate of envoy Kofi Annan will be reinforced and in order to increase the pressure on Damascus